'''Oakwood University''' is a private university|private
, historically black university
located in Huntsville, Alabama
, United States
. It is owned and operated by the Seventh-day Adventist Church
. A group of College constituents made the decision on December 2, 2007, to change the school's name from '''Oakwood College''' to Oakwood University.
Oakwood University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
(SACS) and the Department of Education of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists (through the Adventist Accrediting Association
) to award the associate, baccalaureate, and master's degrees. The first master's degree offered by the University was the Master of Pastoral Studies Degree (January 2008). The first graduate students were conferred degrees on May 9, 2009. Oakwood also conferred its first honorary doctorate on May 9, 2009, to alumnus Wintley...